I saw tips that you should not buy drugs at all (except the coffeeshops and smartshops) and that it's illegal. That's true. But that's not the mentality of giving tips and information as we are used... more
Wanna explore the Redlight District area in Amsterdam on a safe way? Take a guided tour! Haha, that's right, they give tours in this area.
I've beeen in Amsterdam this weekend and bought a tour at:... more
I was traveling around Europe with my family and despite umpteen warnings from close friends, i got pick pocketed in Amsterdam. Amsterdam was my last stop and i thought we were lucky that nothing... more
Because there are coffee shops in Amsterdam a lot of people sit and smoke Hashish or Marijuana , there are also places where you can buy Ecstasy or Mushrooms.
If you decide to try those drugs , don't... more
I am living in the Centre of Amsterdam. My advice about taxi's: Avoid them. In Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport are many problems with tourist and drivers. They will scam you! Don't take a taxi at... more
The Anne Frank House is the most popular tourist attraction of Amsterdam.
No wonder, that during the day long waiting lines grow at the entrance.
So, get up early and be there at 9AM sharp (or visit... more
The main problem of course is: I keep bumping into things - lamposts, trees, other people, THUNK, such is life,..but bollards are the worst!!!
I'd rather fall into the canal as that would cause far... more
When you see a cross where you want to park dont park your car here.
It can be that it is sharing a car place like for car2go, connectcars.
It can be only for police
It can be a special Handicap... more
If you have to find a toilet and you don't find... Try harder and don't urinate on the streets !
The citizens don't like it , the police can give you 50 euros penalty.
There is a problem finding a... more
There was a street performer that was all silver, I was going to take his picture & he yelled "Stop, you are American, Saddam will kill you & your family", I was so embarressed & shocked, Dam Square... more
This is not a warning !
Dutch can be very difficult to pronounce and understand but the Dutchmen speak English well.
Almost everyone i talked to was with great English and polite so don't be afraid to... more
On one of the days on my return visit, the city celebrated their win of their national soccer victory. I was walking into the city, as the mob was running out, yelling, screaming, and throwing bottles... more
When you use common street sense, you'll be fine at Amsterdam. Go your own way and don't be the tourist, that only will attract pick pockets. The first thing you will learn is NOT to walk on the...
When you use common street sense, you'll be fine at Amsterdam. Go your own way and don't be the tourist, that only will attract pick pockets. The first thing you will learn is NOT to walk on the bicycle paths! The next lesson is how to cross in front of a tram. Enjoy the city, but do not go into extremes (drugs etc.).
PetraE and I have taken several breaks in Amsterdam between 2002 and 2007 because we love it so much. This place is fun and lively and colourful and there is so much going on and so many interesting...
Amsterdam, our historical and (too) tolerant capitol has a name that goes in between famous and infamous. The canals with their typical houses enchant many tourists, the Dam(-square) is a great place...